5 Career Mistakes You’re Making (But Breathe. All Can Be Fixed)

You’d think that with all the info available at our fingertips that we could forever cease making career mistakes. And you’d be wrong. Career mistakes are not only common, but they’re happening more often than ever as we get caught up listening to old, outdated advice–advice that no longer works for our real lives at […]Read the full post >>

What to Do When You Get Negative Feedback at Work: 3 Power Moves

What to Do When You Get Negative Feedback at Work_ Red Cape Revolution

It’s inevitable that at some point across your career, you’ll be the unfortunate recipient of negative feedback at work. If it hasn’t happened to you, well, just wait a little longer. Negative feedback at work can pop up in a million different ways–and not just during formal annual reviews or performance conversations. It can happen […]Read the full post >>

How Do You Know When It’s Not Working at Work? (The Project, The Job, The Hire, or Anything)

How Do You Know If It's Not Working at Work _ Red Cape Revolution

“How do you know when it’s not working, really?” I was sharing a bottle of wine one evening with team leaders who are struggling through a complicated change management project. The leader who spoke continued on. “I don’t get it. I’ve been part of these changes  before, but somehow, this one’s different. Another colleague waved […]Read the full post >>

Your Superpowers Needed: Join The Give Help, Get Help Experiment (Free)

Give Help, Get Help Experiment (RedCapeRevolution)

(Skip the intro and dive in here.) There’s one thing I know for sure. We all have superpowers—talents, abilities, knowledge, secrets and insights that when used in our work and life, make us feel like we’re wearing our red cape. They help us soar through our career and our life. And after a decade of […]Read the full post >>

Tough Conversations at Work: Scripts for When It’s Time for Change

Tough conversations at work _ Red Cape Revolution

Here’s the fact: we avoid honest, tough conversations at work because we fear the consequences. We don’t want anyone to be hurt. Insulted. Angry. And that’s okay. Because that’s just human. (Which is good, by the way, since we need a little more humanity at work.) But what’s also human is to discover you’re at […]Read the full post >>